St Joseph’s High School, Crossmaglen receives Young Enterprise Centre of Excellence Award

June 24, 2013

St Joseph’s High School recently received recognition for demonstrating excellence in their approach to enterprise and entrepreneurship education from Young Enterprise Northern Ireland.

On presenting the award to the school, Joanne Mallon, Development Manager for Young Enterprise’s Southern Region, commented: ‘St Joseph’s High School, Crossmaglen  has been working with Young Enterprise for many years to promote business and enterprise to pupils, in order to help them develop skills and qualities which will undoubtedly help them in their future careers.

‘This award recognises the fact that the school has facilitated a wide range of Young Enterprise business programmes, including the year-long Company programme, over a number of years, in partnership with business volunteers from the local community.

‘All Young Enterprise Programmes complement the new NI Curriculum, which challenges schools to add value to students’ learning experience, and St Joseph’s High School’s pro-active approach means they thoroughly deserve this recognition.

We are delighted to present this Centre of Excellence Award to St Joseph’s High School, Crossmaglen and look forward to working in partnership with the school for many years to come.’

The principal, Mr Kevin Scally and link teachers Mr Paul Mulholland, Mrs Noreen McMahon, Mr Oliver Short and Mrs Marie Millar received the award on behalf of the school.

Young Enterprise Northern Ireland is building a connected world of young people, business volunteers and educators, inspiring each other to succeed through enterprise.

Each year, its business volunteers inspire over 105,000 young people aged 5 to 25 years. These programmes empower the next generation with the confidence, ability and ambition to succeed in a rapidly changing global economy.